Taskize hires ex-Morgan Stanley MD as Head of Business Development
By Gloria Methri
December 13, 2022
- Client Interaction Workflow Solution
- Head of Business Development
- James Pike
Taskize, the provider of inter-company workflow to financial services, has hired James Pike as Head of Business Development. Most recently, Pike held the role of EMEA Head of Client Operations and Global Head of Institutional Client Services at Morgan Stanley.
Prior to this, he was Global Co-Head of Equity Operations where over the 17 years, he held middle office roles in EMEA and Asia covering Fixed Income and Equity businesses.
Based in London, Pike brings over 24 years of industry experience across securities and derivatives which included post-trade operational activities. Key to Pike’s role will be seeking opportunities to continue the growth of the Taskize network, which has passed over 530 financial institutions so far.
As financial market participants continue to grapple with recent regulatory changes and prepare for the move to T+1, Taskize says James Pike will help the company meet the industry needs.
Commenting on the appointment, Philip Slavin, CEO of Taskize, said, “James’ previously held positions make him a valuable source of insight and experience. As the industry continues to seek out solutions to reduce resolution times and release resource capacity to drive business forward, James is well positioned to advise on strategy and increase our presence to assist financial institutions reduce their operational burden and increase operational efficiency through the use of workflow solutions.”
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